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Winslow Homer

The Siesta

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Property from the Collection of the late Phyllis Rothschild Farley

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer

The Siesta

The Siesta

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Property from the Collection of the late Phyllis Rothschild Farley

Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

The Siesta


gouache and pencil on paper

6 ¾ by 8 inches

(17 by 20.3 cm)

Executed in 1878.

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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Samuel Colman, New York, 1879 (sold: American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, April 20, 1927, lot 61)
John F. Harris, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Mrs. Walter D. Shields (sold: O'Reilly's Plaza Art Galleries, New York, February 16, 1950, lot 119-a)
Milch Galleries, New York, 1950 
Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1954
"The Water-Color Pictures in the New York Academy II," The Churchman, vol. 39, February 1879, n.p.
"Fine Arts. Water Color Exhibition-Fifth and Concluding Notice-The Corridor and Black and White Room," New York Herald, February 24, 1879, n.p.
Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 Through 1881, vol. III, New York, 2008, no. 726, p. 151, illustrated 
New York, American Water-Color Society, Twelfth Annual Exhibition, February-March 1879, no. 367
Mountainville, New York, Storm King Art Center, Winslow Homer in New York State, June-August 1963, no. 39
New York, Katonah Gallery, Winslow Homer, September 1963, no. 8